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Trump: Trump’s ex-lawyer denounced for lying about election – Usky News

Denver: Jenna EllisDonald’s former lawyer Trump Colorado legal officials have censured his re-election campaign and a prominent conservative media personality after he admitted to making repeated false statements about the 2020 presidential election.
Ellis admitted to making 10 “misrepresentations” on television and Twitter during Trump’s fight to stay in power after losing the 2020 election to President Joe Biden, according to censors from the Office of the Attorney Regulation Council in Colorado. where alice is. The statements include claiming on Jeanine Pirro’s Fox News show on December 5, 2020 that “we have over 500,000 votes (in Arizona) that were cast illegally” and telling the conservative network Newsmax on December 15 that Trump was “the true and just winner.”
On November 20, 2020, Ellis appeared on the former Trump spokesperson’s Newsmax show sean spicer And added: “Together with all those states (Nevada, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Georgia) we know the election was stolen from President Trump and we can prove it.”
Ellis was one of several prominent conservative voices who, in the final weeks of 2020, echoed Trump’s lie that the election was stolen from him. Those lies helped fuel the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol.
“Defendant, through his conduct, undermined the American public’s confidence in the presidential election, in violation of his duty of candor to the public,” wrote Brian M. Large, the disciplinary judge in the case.
Ellis becomes the latest pro-Trump attorney punished for his efforts to overturn the 2020 election. Nine attorneys in Michigan were ordered in 2021 to pay $175,000 in sanctions for a sham lawsuit seeking to overturn the election in that swing state. Disciplinary counsel for the Bar Association of the District of Columbia called for the suspension of former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s law license for pursuing a baseless lawsuit challenging Biden’s victory in Pennsylvania in December.
Ellis is based in Washington, DC but is from Colorado and has also practiced in the state. through your lawyer, Michael Melito, he set for both a finding that he had made a misrepresentation and a slander. Melito did not immediately respond to a request for comment.


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